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U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin
Date:7/22/2009

ated Press. The winter flu season is well under way in the Southern Hemisphere.

Both companies said it would be at least six weeks before results of the initial trials are known.

As was the case when the H1N1 swine flu virus first surfaced in Mexico and then the United States in mid-April, infections in the Southern Hemisphere continue to be relatively mild, much like the seasonal flu, and recovery is fairly quick.

As vaccine development continues, the H1N1 swine flu virus continues to sweep around the world.

Last Friday, the CDC was reporting 40,617 confirmed cases of H1N1 infection and 263 deaths in the United States, although officials believe that more than 1 million Americans have been stricken with the swine flu. The reason for the disparity: The virus continues to produce mild symptoms and patients typically recover quickly.

Officials expect to see a new outbreak of H1N1 swine flu in the United States in the fall. It will most likely start earlier than seasonal flu, Dr. Anne Schuchat, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said during a Friday press conference. Seasonal flu typically surfaces in late fall.

Unlike seasonal flu, the H1N1 flu continues to pose more problems for younger people, Schuchat added. "There are higher attack rates and hospitalizations in younger adults and children," she said.

Meanwhile, Canadian health officials reported Wednesday the nation's first case of Tamiflu-resistant swine flu virus. A 60-year-old Quebec man was given the antiviral drug after his son fell ill with the virus. The strain doesn't seem to have spread beyond the reported individual case, the AP said.


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